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Second referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'Measurements of electrical constants. No. II. On the specific inductive capacities of certain dielectrics. Part I' by J E H Gordon

Reference number: RR/8/159

Date: 12 April 1879

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No clear statement regarding publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper is a corrected copy of a previous submission. Finds some sections to be worthy of publication in the Philosophical Transactions,whereas others are not suitable for publication either there or in the Proceedings. Refers to work by Gibson [?], Barclay [?], John Hopkinson and James Clerk Maxwell. Finds some of the experimental method to be unsatisfactory.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1879]

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RR/8/159
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12 April 1879
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Letter on paper
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15 pages
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Manuscript

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Robert Bellamy Clifton, Second referee's report by Robert Bellamy Clifton, on a paper 'Measurements of electrical constants. No. II. On the specific inductive capacities of certain dielectrics. Part I' by J E H Gordon, 12 April 1879, RR/8/159, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_8_159/second-referees-report-by-robert-bellamy-clifton-on-a-paper-measurements-of-electrical-constants-no-ii-on-the-specific-inductive-capacities-of-certain-dielectrics-part-i-by-j-e-h-gordon, accessed on 23 April 2024

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